Lesson Plans
Social Studies 7 4th Q 01.02 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/08/2002 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Student's will work in the library on the third section of their Adopt a Country packet. This section use The State of the World Atlas to make a list of 10 environmental categories and then describe the status of that category in their country.
Students will research in the computer lab the economic stauts of their nation. How rich or poor is it? Compile a list of products that are exported from their nation. Including pictures and advertisements of those products. Then explain why their country specializes in these products.
In class we will be starting a unit on Mexico. Video:Trav's Travels Mexico will be shown in the beginning of the hour. Information on the flag of Mexico will be given and then color our own flag to be displayed in class.
In the computer lab, students will do an internet journey on Mexico from nationalgeographic.com.
In class, a worksheet with the black outline of Mexico will be handed out. Students must then fill in major cities, landforms, and other features.